Canadian journalist Libby Znaimer beats breast and pancreatic cancers!

TORONTO — Canadian journalist Libby Znaimer knows what it takes to survive against all odds and how to overcome the challenges of rehabilitation. Znaimer has successfully battled not one, but two cancers: breast cancer in 2006, and pancreatic cancer – the most lethal kind of all – in 2008. On October. 8, Zoomer Media’s vice-president of news and information for Classical 96.3FM and AM740, will share

Albertan men and women with advanced prostate and breast cancer deserve access to bone-targeted therapies

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is deeply concerned that men and women living in Alberta who have advanced prostate and breast cancer that has spread to their bones do not have public access to treatments that can reduce the risk of serious bone complications.   Men and women whose cancer has spread, or metastasised, to their bones are at risk of developing serious, debilitating complications

Prostate and Breast Cancer Survivors Unite Over Shared Health Concern

June 2, 2013 – Today, prostate and breast cancer survivors from across the country are marking National Cancer Survivors Day by shining a light on the importance of bone health in advanced cancer, and encouraging other survivors to talk to their physicians about protecting their bones. “It’s not often that breast and prostate survivors come together, but when they do, you can bet there’s an

Launch of 3 Minutes about Sue

Many of you will remember Sue Richards as the founder and publisher of Breast of Canada, which was an artistic calendar designed to inspire people to have greater awareness about breast health and breast cancer prevention. Sue is also an award-wining artist, blogger and social entrepreneur. Sue published six issues of Breast of Canada before being diagnosed in 2009 with Parkinson’s Disease, which resulted in

Thermography not authorized to screen for breast cancer

Thermography has been in the news lately it is increasingly being used for breast cancer screening although it has been called into question by a recent CBC News investigation, which showed that some clinics offering thermography, which uses a heat-sensitive infrared camera, can detect indications of breast cancer much earlier than mammography. Health Canada is advising Canadians and health care practitioners that no thermography (thermal